United Way to kick off 2010 campaign on Wednesday

The United Way of Greater Augusta invites the public to attend the 2010-2011 Campaign Kickoff at the Blue Ridge Community College Plecker Center on Wednesday beginning at 3:30 p.m..

The kickoff will begin with an information fair featuring community partners funded by the United Way. The Campaign Kickoff Celebration is at 5:30 p.m. with music by the Gabby Haze Band and light fare to follow.

“We are very excited about this year’s kickoff, and this as a great way to invite the public to become better acquainted with the United Way’s community partners,” said Cynthia Pritchard, the executive director of the United Way of Greater Augusta.

The information fair will feature programs and agencies including the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, the Daily Living Center and Vector Industries.

The kickoff itself will focus on this year’s campaign and how the Greater Augusta community can Live United through giving of their money, time and talent to support the community and the greater services provided by the many nonprofits in the region.

For more information on this year’s campaign and how you can or your company can help United Way of Greater Augusta meet its goal, contact Pritchard at 540.885.1229 or go to the agency website at www.unitedwayga.org and click on GIVE.

Edited by Chris Graham. Chris can be reached at freepress2@ntelos.net.

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